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19 Oct, 2016
Nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato snack can reduce waste, increase incomes
The 10th Triennial African Potato Association Conference (October 9 - 13, 2016) brought together over 200 researchers, development practitioners, policy ...
08 Jul, 2016
Competition calls for innovative packaging of cassava stems to increase sales
A new competition is calling for innovative packaging designs to sell bundles of high quality cassava stems in Nigeria. The ...
22 Apr, 2016
New project to build commercially sustainable cassava seed system in Nigeria
A four-year project (2015 – 2019) to develop a commercially sustainable cassava seed value chain in Nigeria, was officially launched ...
23 Nov, 2015
New project to develop cassava seed businesses will enhance quality seed access, increase productivity and generate income in Nigeria
We are pleased and proud to announce the signing of a new project entitled ‘Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Seed ...
09 Sep, 2015
Benchmark for mechanized cassava processing
A photo report about the visit to Niji Lukas Group, Ilero, Oyo State, Nigeria by Thierry Tran IITA, a participating ...
19 Aug, 2015
Opportunities for improvements in small scale gari processing in Nigeria
A photo report about the visit to the Ajegunle cassava processing site in Oyo town by Graham Thiele Processing cassava ...
13 Feb, 2015
RTB-NextGen Cassava project organizes gender research workshop in Nigeria in preparation for Phase II
Partners in the NEXTGEN Cassava Project and the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) were in Ibadan, ...
15 Jan, 2015
Addressing postharvest losses in cassava value chains
Postharvest losses are an important challenge in developing countries, and the RTB Research Program has included the issue in its ...
06 May, 2013
Scientists alarmed by the rapid spread of brown streak disease in cassava, a crop that sustains 300 million Africans
World’s cassava experts to wage war against cassava viruses; Introduction into Nigeria, the largest cassava producer in the world, could ...